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WETA
Nov 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
their final pitches. the new york marathon cancelled amid suffering after sandy. residents of staten island say they've been forgotten. >> this is new york city, the financial capital of the world. putting right what's happened here is going to take many months and maybe longer. >> and getting ready for new leaders in china. tonight we continue our series of special reports on the challenges they'll face. >> welcome to our viewers on public television in america and also around the globe. with just four days to go before the u.s. presidential election, a new jobs report is fueling arguments on the campaign trail. it seems to have something for everyone. president obama is time-outing that more jobs were -- touting that more jobs have been created than were expected. romney says the overall elm ploit rate is actually up. now starts the weekend blitz and the bbc's adam brooks has been watching the reaction for us. >> the voter in the state of ohio -- >> in 2008 we were in the middle of two wars and the worst economic crisis since the great depression. today our businesses have created nearly 5 1/2 million new jobs and this morning we learned the com
WETA
Nov 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of light, and it is underground. the new york subway began offering restricted service this morning, allowing some commuters to take their usual journey, but it will be many months before familiar everyday parts of the city returned. >> for more on the situation people are dealing with, i'm joined in new jersey by the bbc's jane hill. we spoke to yesterday in new york. what is the biggest difference in terms of today's recovery effort? >> when you go through the streets here, i think you just get the sense of how physically devastating -- how physically devastated this place is. it felt much more so than manhattan, i think, just walking through the main town. so much more -- hardware ripped apart, fences down, street posts down, electricity down. so many visitors shocked, and people working very hard. a lot of people in the business is dragging out bags and bags and bags of rubbish, trying to get their business is back up and running. on top of that, we've got the big humanitarian situation, which really will take some time to resolve. this is a town of 50,000 people. you might know that yesterday, the mayor of this town was estimating that anything up to 20,000 may still need rescuing. it is a quite staggering p
WHUT
Nov 1, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> manaloking, new jersey, was already suffering from severe storm damage. in new york city, life remains interrupted. the halloween parade was cancelled, and many residents endured a third scary night in the dark with the main source of life coming from the cars on the road. another terrifying light lit you want sky on monday. this amateur video, posted on youtube, captures the moment when a transformer exploded, knocking out power to more than 300,000 customers in manhattan. and the lack of power is still causing problems. more than 200 patients at bellvue had to be evacuated after their generator failed and the basement flooded. >> i want to thank the national guard, who have been absolutely fabulous, working tirelessly to carry patients down as many as 18 flights of stairs. they also helped us perform a human bucket brigade on the staircase, to carry you up 13 flights of stairs to make sure our emergency generators continue to operate and provide emergency power. >> and getting around remains difficult. this is what one subway station in lower manhattan looked like. limited subway ser
WHUT
Nov 16, 2012 7:00am EST
of new york city, the ones hit worst by superstorm sandy. president promised to continue federal support for the victims. he said the hardest-hit areas would need a long-term recovery time. gordon 100 people were killed by the storm which hit the east coast of america two weeks ago. the spanish government has approved measures to help people facing evictions from their homes. the victims will be suspended for two years -- evictions will be suspended for two years our people cannot pay their debts. it's a growing problem in spain. this is gmt from bbc world news. at i am david eades. the sound of a large explosion was heard in tel aviv and sirens sounded as hamas continues firing rockets from gaza into israel. a core tenet has acquitted of desecration former generals of war crimes and crimes against humanity during the balkan conflicts in the 1990's. that's where we will stay for the moment. the acquittal of those two former generals. they had been convicted of war crimes and now they have been told they can go free. this is the reaction from their supporters in the capital of cro
WHUT
Nov 2, 2012 7:00am EDT
good reason to smile. the unexpected backing of new york mayor michael bloomberg, out from managing the city's response to hurricane sandy to endorse president obama. he was not un critical of the president, but he link to the hurricane to climate change and said that the storm has brought tuesday's election into focus. he says president obama has taken major steps to reduce oour and consumption over the past four years. now, mitt romney has a history of tackling climate change. he signed a cap-and-trade plan as governor of massachusetts, but has rebuffed it since. there was no shortage of adulation of mitt romney's rally in virginia, but there was also very familiar word on the podium. he wants to be the change candidate too. >> would you want four more years with 23 million people looking for good job? would you want a full you are more years of declining earnings and raising taxes? would you want a full you are more years with trillion dollar deficits every year? >> both campaigns are playing the confidence game. both sounded upbeat about their candidate's chances and who can blame them when the pol
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 4:00pm PST
he bought a separate camera and he shot some footage. it was in 1972. >> in new york i found rome, milan, paris ♪ ♪ i want to wake up in the city with frankie and his voice ♪ >> this town infected meat. the beastie boys were the life changing experience for me. i listened to hip-hop and then i listened to the beastie boys and i said, i can do this. i want to do this. i started singing it in an italian parent -- in an italian. ♪ >> i think america is not anymore the most important economy, but it is the most important center of production. it is like being in florence during the renaissance. hear, history is happening out. -- history is happening here. all i'm doing is giving back to my people by being here. i like to think that they are waiting for me to come back from this experience. ♪ >> introducing his music to a whole new audience in new york. and we could not leave you without the final story from washington. today, the president and his two daughters took part in the annual thanksgiving right of pardoning two turkeys. it is a tradition that stretches back to the 1960's. that brings the program to a close. you confide co
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